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Civil Rights

People in the care of law enforcement and jailers have a right to receive medical care. If serious injury or death results from a denial of medical care you may have a case.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Were you injured in a motorcycle accident? At Gump & Faiella, we represent individuals who were hurt as a result of negligent drivers on the road. It is important that you first seek medical care, and then get advice from a competent law firm.

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Drowning

Has someone else’s negligence contributed to or led to a drowning accident? If you have been injured in a drowning accident or someone you love has suffered a wrongful death by drowning, you may be able to take legal action against the responsible party.

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Explosions in the Workplace

Many businesses, including agriculture, manufacturing, oil and gas, pipelines, and manufacturing, handle materials that have explosive potential if safety precautions and standards are not followed closely.

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Lawn Mower Injuries

Each year thousands of people are injured because of lawnmowers. The Consumer Produce Safety Commission reports that in 2010, 235,000 people were treated for lawn mower injuries. Of this number 17,000 children were injured in power lawn mower incidents.

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Paralysis

Paralysis is the loss of muscle function and sensation over a part of the body. Paralysis occurs when nerves are damaged, which can include injuries to the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury victims often require in-home nursing care, physical therapy, and ongoing medical treatment for their condition. Additionally, those who suffer from paraplegia or quadriplegia are at risk for complications that arise from paralysis.

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Table Saw Injuries

Table saws cause thousands of injuries every year in the United States. In the United States, a table saw accident occurs every nine minutes. Every day, ten of these accidents result in an amputation.

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Defective Products

Manufacturers and distributors of products have a responsibility to make sure their products are safe. If people who use their products suffer serious injuries, including brain injuries and spinal cord injuries or even wrongful death the responsible parties must pay.

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Mesothelioma

The disease mesothelioma has only one cause: exposure to the harmful mineral asbestos. Mesothelioma takes a long time to develop, and is often diagnosed thirty or more years since the exposure to asbestos.

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Injuries to Children

Despite the best efforts of parents, children are often vulnerable to a host of accidents and other unintentional injuries. Since their bodies are still developing, an injury to a child may have a more serious or lasting impact than the same injury would have on an adult.

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Brain Injury

Brain injuries often involve long-term disability, affecting a family’s income, financial security, and quality of life. Working with nationally recognized neurologists, CAT scan and MRI specialists, physical therapists, and occupational experts, our lawyers first document the practical and physical effects of our client’s brain injury.

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Construction Site Injuries

Hundreds of workers are killed and thousands are injured in construction site accidents every year. Construction accidents often involve falls, workers struck by objects or caught between objects, equipment failure, and electrocution injuries.

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Electrocutions & Burns

Thousands of injuries are caused each year due to electrocutions and burns. Sometimes these instances are also referred to as electrical shock or arc flashes. These occur when a person makes contact with a live source of electricity either directly or through an object that conducts electricity, or when phase to phase, or phase to ground conduits are bridged.

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Federal Tort Claims

If you or a loved one has been injured by the acts of an employee of the federal government while acting in the scope of employment, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Generally speaking, the Federal government has sovereign immunity from cases, which means that the government can’t be held liable for its negligent acts in court. However, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) waives the government’s sovereign immunity for certain types of cases.

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Nursing Home Neglect

We expect that nursing homes will give our loved ones the treatment they need and deserve. But often, nursing homes are so understaffed that residents are neglected and left in serious danger. Other times staff members are directly abusive.

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Negligent Security

Property owners are responsible for making sure their premises is reasonably safe for any visitors, customers, or tenants, especially if the area is known for frequent criminal activity.

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Premises Liability

Land owners and possessors of land, such as lessees, renters, and contractors, have a legal duty to people who enter the premises over which they have control. The injuries in these cases are caused by a defective or dangerous condition on the land.

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Wrongful Death

Few experiences are more difficult than the sudden loss of a loved one. Although no amount of money can eliminate the pain and suffering of losing a close family member, a wrongful death claim may provide financial compensation to certain relatives of someone who was killed as a result of carelessness or misconduct.

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Infusion Pump Injuries

Infusion pumps are widely used in hospitals to deliver hormones, insulin, and pain relievers, as well as other medications. Often, infusion pumps are used to deliver high-alert medications, because of the accuracy and small dosages the machines can provide.

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Trench & Excavation Injuries

Working in unprotected excavations and trenches is extremely dangerous. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration rates open trench and excavation work as the fourth most deadly occupation in the United States.

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Sports Related Injuries

Injuries acquired in sports can affect people of all ages, in organized and unorganized sports, and of various skill levels. The most common injuries seen are strains and sprains; ligament, tendon, and muscle tears; dislocations; and fractures.

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